Educational Opportunities in Health Informatics

To sit the exam for CHIA Certification you need either an undergraduate degree plus three years of associated* experience or five years of associated* experience. So if you are at an early stage in your career or thinking about a change and want an Educational Qualification you can choose from the following undergraduate and postgraduate courses offered by Australian Universities. A couple of courses are delivered online or as distance programs.

UNIVERSITY/COURSE
University/RTO Course Name Delivery/Start
LaTrobe University Bachelor of Health Sciences (Medical Classification)/Bachelor of Health Information Management Feb 16th
University of Melbourne Bachelor of Biomedicine (Major in Health Informatics) Mar 16th
Master of Information Technology (Health) Mar 16th
Western Sydney University Master of Information and Communications Technology (Advanced) Specialising in Health Informatics Feb 16th
Master of Information and Communications Technology Specialising in Health Informatics Feb 16th
The University of Sydney Bachelor of Medical Science (Honours) – Information Systems Mar 16th
Master of Information Technology specialisations in Biomedical and Health Mar 16th
Master of Information Technology and Master of Information Technology Management Specialisation in Biomedical and Health Informatics Mar 16th
University of the Sunshine Coast Bachelor of Business majoring in Information Systems/Bachelor of Science majoring in Clinical Measurement Mar 16th
Bachelor of Business majoring in Information Systems/Bachelor of Science majoring in Health Promotion Mar 16th
Bachelor of Business majoring in Information Systems/Bachelor of Science majoring in Public Health Mar 16th
University of Tasmania (UTAS) Bachelor of E-Health (Health Informatics) (Professional Honours) (H4E) Distance
Graduate Certificate in E-Health (Health Informatics) (H5E) Distance
Graduate Diploma of E-Health (Health Informatics) (H6E) Distance
Master of E-Health (Health Informatics) (H7E) Distance
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) majoring in Medical Engineering/Bachelor of Information Technology (Computer Science) Feb 16th
Bachelor of Health Information Management Feb 16th
University of Wollongong Master of Information and Communication Technology Advanced majoring in Health Informatics Feb 16th
Master of Health Informatics Feb 16th
Griffith University – Brisbane & Gold Coast Graduate Certificate in Health Informatics Online

HISA will update this list every six months. We are aiming for a comprehensive listing of courses offered by Universities and RTOs. If your course is not listed email hisa@hisa.org.au and we will be pleased to include it.

* CHIA will help you to further a career in Health Informatics if associated experience in your job involves:

  • Managing healthcare information (includes clinicians, health information managers, technical support staff)
  • Working with, creating, managing, analysing data in healthcare
  • Working with IT in healthcare
  • Selling / marketing IT in healthcare
  • Implementing process or system changes that involve IT
  • Designing health-IT products, services or processes
  • Working with clinicians on implementing or improving how IT is used in their health service
  • Change management in healthcare
  • Educating / training anyone who does the above
  • Consulting / helping anyone who does the above